I knew about Renny Golden long before we met. I had read her first poetry collection, back in the 1980s, because the other poet with whom she collaborated on that book had a daughter who was a good friend of my youngest daughter—the intergenerational webs that encircled and uplifted us back then. As…Continue
It's no secret that I am a major blueshead. When I want to hear some scorching, in-your-face, screaming blues guitar, I go listen to the Memphis P. Tails. Many members of this band have come and gone, but the mainstay has always been guitarist Darin Goldston. This is one hard working band. Whether playing blues festivals or Molly's up in Tijeras, they never…Continue
We love the folks at Humble Coffee Company and we love you, our readers and friends. Naturally, it makes sense to make an introduction.
We've got a $20 gift card to Humble Coffee just waiting to be…Continue
Added by Adelita on January 23, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments
Zuni Mountain Railway log cars at the Santa Fe Railway depot in Albuquerque wait to be switched to the sawmill. On the left may be seen the Albuquerque passenger depot and the Alvarado Hotel. From the Albuquerque Morning Journal 1908, found on the …Continue
If you've ever headed south on I-25 from ABQ, you may have seen it. At the second exit for Belen, there is......or was......a large water tank on the west side of the highway with a huge Belen High School Eagle painted on it.
Well, it's coming down today. Supposedly it was built in 1952. It hasn't been…Continue
Hearts, love, and kisses have been on my mind a lot lately, both the real kind and also the Valentine-y kind. In a couple of weeks (24 days, to be exact) we will celebrate St. Valentine’s Day. I am one of those types who doesn’t care if it is a Hallmark holiday, I like getting mushy cards and…Continue
Valerie Martínez is a poet, teacher, translator, playwright, librettist, editor and collaborative artist. She is a patient, generous, tenacious, organized, and witty woman living in Albuquerque who commits her time to building community and…Continue
Geek Bowl IX, the largest annual trivia event in the United States, is less than three weeks away. After stints in Denver and Austin, TX, it’ll be run for the very first time in Albuquerque at the Isleta Casino & Resort. …Continue
Added by geekswhodrinkABQ on January 19, 2015 at 2:58pm — No Comments